Moving abroad with teenagers

Carole Hallett MobbsPreparing kids, Teenagers0 Comments

Moving abroad with reluctant teenager. Teen girl rolling eyes at mum and dad

Negotiating the minefield of teen angst To do this tricky subject even the tiniest bit of  justice we first must consider the question we all ask ourselves at some point, ‘what is a teenager?’ The dictionary says any person between the age of 13 and 19 – but as parents, … Read More

Raising a bilingual child

Carole Hallett MobbsExpat Kids, Language3 Comments

Language children. Boy in headphones in front of a chalkboard with hello in many languages written on it.

Raising a bilingual child doesn’t have to be a big deal We’ve all heard the stories – ‘that mum at playgroup whose child can’t talk properly because she insists on teaching him two languages; it’s confusing for the poor little soul’. Well we call bunkum on this. It’s a myth … Read More

Help your child make friends

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Help your child make friends Group of smiling and waving children

How can you help your child make friends? Top tips for success As much as we would like to, we can’t make friends for our children. For some children, learning how to build bonds and solidify firm friendships can be challenging, especially when they are very young. Here are some … Read More

Moving overseas with your only child

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Father and son playing with lego blocks and laughing

Tips for travelling with an only child Moving abroad or travelling with kids can be a wonderfully rewarding experience for everyone involved. You all get to experience new cultures, new tastes and new sights, and you’ll adore watching your children grow into strong, happy individuals through their rapidly broadened horizons. … Read More